Radix has a vacancy for a marketing copywriter – IT industry

UPDATE: Applications for this role are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied, you’ll hear from us very soon. We’re looking for a versatile copywriter to work full-time on marketing content and marketing communications campaigns for major multinational clients…

Why I’m learning to program computers again

The MacTaggart Lecture, the centrepiece of the annual Edinburgh International Television Festival, is meant to be a clarion call to British TV executives – usually combining a rousing affirmation of television’s ineffable brilliance with dark warnings that the entire industry…

About A Void

Having just got back to sunny Cornwall from a month-long, musical tour of Hamburg and its vicinity – a month which saw yours truly truly fail at communication on a daily basis, thanks to my finding at my mind’s disposal,…

Argleton: A Story Of Maps, Maths and Motorways (and more)

Most people, when they come across the fact that Google Maps has planted a phantom town called Argleton in the middle of some fields in Lancashire, would probably just think “huh, weird” and move on. Some might find it odd…

Are blogs still social media

Last night I happened to be awake and glancing at Twitter in the early hours, when I saw this tweet from Tim O’Reilly, boss of the legendary O’Reilly publishing empire and world-class alpha geek. His tweet crystallised in my mind…

This year's tech news, in brief

This perhaps goes against the grain of this blog somewhat, but… Good grief, I’m getting bored with tech / web stories lately! It’s not that there aren’t new ones to read – quite the reverse. The sheer quantity never changes…

The (Just After The) Weekend Links Post: No. 34

Welcome, again, to another entirely subjective selection of 15 links, humanely culled from my week’s online reading and roughly collated under the seven broad categories seen below. A little late this week, following some 24-hour live-blogging (32 hours awake, in…

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